Newspaper Clippings for
3 April 1919
Rouse Elected President of Farm Bureau
The annual meeting of Lake County Farm Bureau was held at the
Gurnee high school Saturday, March 29, 1919. All but three
townships of Lake county were represented at this meeting.
In the morning reports were made by the officers and the
Lunch was served at noon by the Warren Township high school.
At the after noon meeting a revised constitution was presented by
Harry Flood and adopted. This constitution is one that will put
the work in Lake county on the basis that has been found
satisfactory in other counties of Illinois. Under the new plan
the work in various parts of the county will be carried on under
the direction of community committee men or chairman. Following
the adoption of the new constitution the following officers were
elected for the ensuing year.
President - R. F. Rouse, Area.
Vice Pres. - D. H. Minto, Antioch.
Secretary - J. E. Barrett, Prairie View.
Assistant Secretary - Leslie Bonner, Lake Villa.
Treasurer - L. A. Huebsch, Area.
The entire plans and direction of the work of the Farm Bureau
will be under the direction of the executive committee elected as
Geo. White - Antioch - Soils.
E. B. Jordan - Deerfield - Crops.
Ralph Rouse - Area - Dairying.
Geo. Koppenhoefer - Lake Forest - Livestock.
William Dillon - Round Lake - Farm Management.
H. E. Flood - Gurnee - Meetings and Tours.
The officers are ex-official members of the executive
D. O. Thomas of Illinois Agricultural association gave a general
outline of the state organization, its plans and policies. Mr.
Thompas said that Farm Bureau work was something more than
agricultural education or increased agricultural production.
17 April 1919
J. S. Denman was in Chicago on business Saturday.
Miss Jessie Cannon spent last week with her brother in Gurnee.
Miss Margaret Watson spent this week with friends at Hinsdale,
Miss Inez Pollock of Chicago spent the week-end with the
Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Freeman's mother came home Monday from the
Miss Bertha White left Saturday to take up nursing at a
hospital in Oak Park.
Miss Grace Beaumont of Rochester, Wis., is spending several
days with Mrs. John Bonner.
Miss Margaret Gilbert of Waukegan is spending her vacation
with her mother this week at W. A. Bonners.
Millburn chapter No. 570 have changed their time from 2 p.m.
until 8 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
24 April 1919
There will be an auction sale of cows on the John Strang farm at
Millburn, on Thursday, May 1st beginning at one o'clock sharp.
There will be offered for sale thirty high grade holstein cows.
A daughter was born Thursday, April 17, to Mr. and Mrs.
A son was born on Monday, April 21, to Mr. and Mrs. L. S.
Miss Jessie Cannon spent several days in Chicago the past
E. A. Martin and wife visited Mr. and Mrs. Adams of Chicago
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cleveland entertained several of their
children from Chicago over Easter.
There will be a choral social this Friday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Denman and babe of Libertyville spent the
weekend with home folks.
The Hockaday school will close on Friday, April 25. Miss Aneta
Hucker of Antioch, teacher.